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Great stories, thanks! Now, has anyone got all of the little Blues 
magazines Lenny put out?
IIRC, it didn't last long, maybe 10 issues.
Malcolm

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On 8/9/2010 3:57 AM, Don Chichester wrote:
> My collection of RR is less ironic.  It began at the Hempstead (NY)
> Salvation Army.  I was a teenager, going through the huge pile of 78s at  the back
> of the store.  As I was reading the titles, a man who was also  looking
> came over and asked if I collected 78s.  I said "Yes", and he told  me he and a
> friend were beginning a magazine for record collectors.  The  subscription
> was cheap, so I subscribed, and got #2 by mail the next week.   The man was
> Bob Colten (sp?), whom I never met again.  It was years later  that I met
> Lenny Kunstadt.  I continued RR until it was no more.  I  got a photocopy of #
> 1 to complete my run of RR.  Thank you, Lenny and  Bob!
> Don Chichester
>
>
> In a message dated 8/9/2010 9:43:23 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> [log in to unmask] writes:
>
> I only  check ARSClist every week or so - so I just found this thread. I
> wanted to share my "ironic moment" with RR.
>
> I started subscribing  in the  1970s when I first got into collecting  old
> records.  Lenny wasx always advertising the "Once in a lifetime" offer of
> run
> of back issues from about #50  (at that time, it was a "rolling  number" as
>
> time went on.
>
> So I bought them. Then in late 1990s  I was at a paper collectibles show
> and
> saw a pile of RR's. The guy wanted  to sell it as a lot. I looked to see
> what #s  were there and they  were complete from #5 through # 49. (exactly
> the
> ones I  needed  except the first four issues). So I bought them. Then 2
> months later  Kurt  Nauck's auction catalog came. He had issues #1-70 or
> so. They
> were available  individually or as a lot bid. I wrote Kurt and said  that
> if
> they sold as a lot,  would he xerox the first four issues for  me. They did
> and he did (for a very  reasonable price.) I planned to  go back and read
> them, but - of course - we  never have time for  that.
>
> Anyway, I thought it ironic how my run all came  together.
>
> Steve
>
>